Head Start Teacher – Fond du Lac

ADVOCAP, Inc is an established, recognized leader with over 50 years of experience in delivering effective anti-poverty and self-sufficiency programs and services. We are a private, nonprofit Community Action Agency committed to our mission of “creating opportunities for people and communities to reduce poverty and increase self-sufficiency.”

ADVOCAP’s Head Start program is accepting applications for a Teacher for our 2024/2025 program year! Head Start prepares children ages 3-5 with quality early childhood education in Fond du Lac and Green Lake counties. We help families reach financial, career, and educational goals, while building resilience and confidence for the entire family.

This position will need to have a welcoming and friendly personality to ensure comfortability in working with kids and families that align with our core mission values for all employees. This position is responsible for overseeing the assigned classroom to ensure the implementation of and compliance with ADVOCAP Head Start operational procedures. This individual will provide guidance and support to the Teacher Assistant and Program Aide.
  • Monitor child progress & performance to ensure they are achieving program objectives
  • Consult with manager as needed to resolve complex issues
  • Ensure that assigned classroom scores a minimum of a 5 on the environmental rating scales
  • Ensure that assigned classroom scores above 5 in all dimensions of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System
  • Ensure the safety and security of children and families that you come in contact with in your assigned Center
  • Ensure the implementation of all ADVOCAP HS Operational Procedures within the scope of your assigned classroom and spaces within the facility
  • Attend home visits, parent conferences, and IEP meetings
  • Provide strategies to support children who are English language learners and their families
  • Attend professional development and ongoing training as required
  • Complete all required paperwork
  • Associate degree from 2-year college/technical school and 12 – 18 months of previous work experience or an equivalent combination is required to meet job standard
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and travel occasionally up to 10% of time using a personal vehicle
  • CPR certified or willing to obtain
  • Physical/TB/drug screen and comprehensive background check required
  • Reliable attendance and a professional work ethic

This full-time position will begin mid to late August and will work 36 hours per week, Monday—Thursday with occasional Fridays and weekends. Starting pay is $20.94 per hour. This full-time position will have access to health, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability, vacation, sick and holiday pay, and our employer contribution 401k.


Submit a resume and include a cover letter that highlights your relevant background and desire for the position. Applications will continue to be received until positions are filled. Women, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please use our online employment form
or, submit resumes with cover letter to:
Human Resources, ADVOCAP, Inc.,
PO Box 1108, Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1108 OR
FAX 920-922-7214 OR
Email hr@advocap.org

Online applications and resumes will be received until positions are filled.


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